Ref: RP281-639

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Production Manager - Dammam, KSA

We are a UAE based recruitment company, currently seeking for a Production Manager for one of our clients in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The Production Manager is accountable for efficiently managing the manufacturing, sourcing/procurement, planning, and warehouse/inventory people, assets, and activities. Must have rubber applications and manufacturability experience.

SAR 40,000 to 45,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Additional benefits: Housing, Transportation, Schooling Allowance for Children, Insurance (with Family)


• Must have a proven experience as a Production Manager in Plastic/Elastomer products
• Bachler's Degree or any Equivalent Education certification
• Must willing to work/relocate in Dammam, KSA
• Open to any nationality


• Bachelor Degree or higher in Mechanical, Material Chemical Engineering, Organic Chemistry, or an equivalent discipline combined with seven to ten years’ experience in industry.
• Minimum 7 year’s work experience in a manufacturing environment.
• Must be able to analyze and use data to continuously improve processes
• Lean Six Sigma Green Belt / Lean Certification / 5S / Process Automation experience is an advantage
• Must be familiar with CNC machining and/or molding operations.
• Familiar with ERP or MES systems is an advantage
• Knowledge of Industrial Drawing/Drafting/GD&T and CNC program software tools such as CAD and CAM
• Warehouse/Inventory, Planning, and Supply Chain experience is an advantage

Core Competencies:

• Knowledge and application of industry (Energy, Automotive, Aerospace, Medical, Water Treatment, General Mechanical...), customer, and company technical standards as related to our products (e.g. static/dynamic seals, wearing, bearing parts for pressure containing and rotating applications).
• Must understand current manufacturing methods and best practices for rubber/polymer products (e.g. PEEK, PPS, PTFE, PFA, HNBR, FEPM, filler selection)
• Provide support to the MD and leadership team in overall management of technology and development requirements
• Must possess good problem resolution, communication and leadership skills.
• Negotiating skills and the ability to plan and facilitate successfully to win-win results.
• Understating polymer material selection criteria such as temperature range, pressure range, chemical resistance, wear performance, thermal stability, mechanical properties for application design and manufacturability

About the Company


Our aim is to provide our clients and candidates with a consistent, quality service that goes beyond the norm, giving them peace of mind and complete trust in our ability to meet their needs.


Big Fish consultants specialise in their fields and have extensive experience in the region and beyond. We take pride in our knowledge and network and believe that our relationships are built on trust and integrity and are made for the long term.


At Big Fish, as well as caring for the people we work with, we also care about the world and environment we live in, that's why Big Fish support initiatives that promote human welfare, environmental protection and sustainability.

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Production Manager salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 14,500

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